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national security adviser denis mcnonough is likely to become president obama's next chief of staff, replacing jack lew who has been nominated as the treasury secretary. >>> the famed board walk in seaside heights destroyed by -- in siberia a massive chunk of snow fell on a man on a rescue mission sending him down the ladder. fortunately, he was able to hang on while fellow rescuers came to his aid. >>> turning to business, the dow snapped a five-day winning streak thanks mostly to boeing. the company fell after the faa grounded all u.s. dreamliner flights. looking ahead weekly jobless claims come out and intel reports after the bell. >>> yesterday, confidence among u.s. home builders held steady in january after the highest level in seven years. meanwhile, realtytrac says foreclosure rates were near a six-year low as the housing market continues to recover. to help prevent a kind of mortgage meltdown, a consumer watchdog is announcing new rules to protect homeowners. >>> as of january of next year, services will be required to issue clear billing statements, warning them of interes
national security adviser is likely to become president obama's next chief of staff replacing jack liu. >>> the famed boardwalk in seaside heights, new jersey destroyed by superstorm sandy will be rebuilt. the town awarded a contract to have the boardwalk restored in time for the memorial day weekend starting the big summer season at the jersey shore. >>> nasa has come up with a unique design for astronaut housing that's like a bounce house. the inflatable space pods will be tested at the international space station. the dow snapped a losing streak thanks to boeing. the stock fell after the faa grounded all dreamliner flights. looking ahead weekly jobless claims come out this morning and intel reports earnings after the bell. yesterday confidence among u.s. home builders was at the highest level in seven years. realtytrac says foreclosure activity was at a six year low as the housing market continues to recover and help to prevent a repeat of the kind of abuses that led to a nationwide mortgage meltdown. this morning new rules will be announce freezing drizzle tent homeowners. as of ja
morning news. >>> now we are hearing who may be president barack obama's next chief of staff. it will probably be dennis mcdonald. he would replace jack lew who the president nominated to be the new treasury secretary. >>> and following a new lead in the jimmy who have that case -- jimmy h o f a. he spent a lot of years tied to organized crime. he disappeared from a detroit restaurant but he was told where jimmy's body was buried after he was released. >>> well police in berkeley are searching for a man who was robbed at gunpoint. it opened 25 minutes after they opened for business and -- it happened 25 minutes after they opened for business. he got away with an underdisclosed amount of cash. >>> james is being charged with the murder and they were seen leaving together and one man's body was later bound and gagged and his home had been burglarized. sal, i know it is early, how are we doing? >> we are okay and in fact this is the time when you are having a little bit of a break, dave if people want to get into the city for an important meeting or drive into the valley, let's
>> barack obama is projected to be the next president of the united states. >> tonight ofrontline... >> they thought success would breed success. >> we'll move for a quick kill-- that's how they referred to it, "a quick kill on capitol hill." >> their leadership told the members, "no, just say no." >> there was a polarizing quality about barack obama that came roaring forward. >> he was in a position to make demands, and he didn't. >> he's the first nobel peace prize winner with a kill list. >> i think he understands that the glory days are over and everything's going to be more challenging. >> now he gets another chance to be the guy who united the country. >> in the week before his inauguration, a look back "inside obama's presidency." >> frontlinis made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support for frontline is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. more information is available at macfound.
-- all right, igoal. eric bobarick is next. president obama said something important today and i hope he takes his own advice. listen to this. like most americans the second amendment has individual guarantee for the right to bear arms. many cherish the right to bear arm for hunting or sport or protection or collection. >> eric: yes, sir. there are many of us. andrea is up? >> andrea: do you get solicited by women now? >> bob: what? >> andrea: do you get solicited by women? >> bob: a few. >> bob: so you are doing okay. in the presidential election, romney came out and he had an add that said chrysler would ship jobs to china. push back on the ad. we fought. the ceo said no way this is happening. romney a liar. there is a deal t build them in china. >> greg: dana perino, greg gutfeld, eric shawn and lori rothmanbe, known as the fox news shorties. we're slowly taking over as congressman of ohio dennis kucinich is fox news contributor. he's also a shortie. barely reaching 4'6". slightly taller than dana. >> dana: television is a great place for us. >> andrea: at least you see eye to eye. >>
're hearing who may become president obama's next chief of staff. reportedly, it will be dennis mcdonogh. he would replace current white house receive of staff, jack lew, who was just been nominated for treasury secretary. >>> back here at home, uc students will be at the regents' meeting in san francisco to present a petition to lift the caps on student health insurance. now, this is the academy day the uc regents are meeting at the ucsf campus. once again, governor brown will be there. a group of students is calling for uc to eliminate health insurance coverage caps as called for in president obama's over haul. right now, the student plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $400,000. the student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> dna testing of ground beef patties on sale in europe have revealed traces of horse meat in ireland and great britain. an irish meat processor is recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found that one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> you are told what the label says and then you discover there's all sorts of things that
implementation of obama care next year. which is one of the themes i told you about last week, the government made me do it theme. the staffing companies are in flago right now. and i think they'll stay that way for the rest of the year. i think in part because of the affordable care act. they are ultrasensitive to changes in the labor market. temporary employment is more cyclical than regular labor market. first to be hired when the economy comes back. and coming back is exactly what the economy is doing right now. just today we saw the jobless claims drop to the lowest level in five years. >> house ofre. >> full-time employment up 1.4% in 2012, the total number of temporary employees increased by 6.2%. that rapid growth is expected to continue in 2013. the street is looking for 5% growth in temporary employment this year. however, i think that number could ultimately end up being conservative thanks to the affordable care act. aka obama care. once that goes into affect in 2014, companies that employ more than 50 full-time workers will need to provide employees with expensive health care cov
. ken salazar opulent washington legacy next. president obama dividing america again, this time over gun ownership and the second amendment. we will take it up in the form with a pro-gun advocate and the mother of a victim of the virginia tech shooting next. lou: president obama today signed 23 executive actions on gun-control. we are joined now by the director of communications for gun owners of america and the viejo organizer of the coalition to stop gun violence. her daughter was shot twice during the 2007 virginia tech massacre, and she survived. thank you both for being with us. i am going to begin, if i may, with you and your reaction to the president's actions today. did it satisfy you, the degree to which he asserted some effort to control guns in this country? >> i am behind the president's efforts to oust top gun violence in this country. i believe that we have an epidemic of violence in this country. there is a problem when it is more dangerous to be a preschooler in this country and a police officer. and with the carnage that these high-powered military rifles are doing to ou
on the facebook page. yes. when the second amendment is down the rest of the constitution will be next. obama wants sensible gun restrictions, not an end to the second amendment. i would like to get rid of him. more of our viewers are on that page. we also asked. 98 percent of you said yes. 2 percent said no. log on to gerriwillis.com for online question every weekday. here are some of your e-mails. love reading those. it's about time the unions are put in a place. i have belonged to six in my life and always was sick of the union bosses telling us who to vote for and wasting my dues to support some candidate i did not like. the jobs of workers, not some self-centered money was to politician. those words always go together. here's bernard from maryland. people keep condemning salaries paid fannie and freddie managers and lines with billions of dollars for bailout costs. more appropriately directed to congress. only executing washington's wishes. the two things other not counted and inflation numbers aren't food and fuel. that is so the government can look good and deceive us. the proper degre
begin this morning with gun violence in america. president obama planning to introduce legislation next week calling for the biggest changes to gun laws this country has seen in two decades. yesterday the president surrounded by children who wrote him letters after the newtown tragedy urged congress to take action on a number of proposals including universal background checks for anyone buying a gun, restoring the ban on military style assault weapons and limiting magazines to ten rounds, giving law enforcement additional tools to prosecute gun crimes and improving the mental health system for young people in this country. the president also outlined 23 executive orders that mostly reinforced existing laws, speaking directly to congress he urged action despite a tough political road ahead. >> this will be difficult. there will be pundits and politicians and special interest lobbyists publicly warning of a tyrannical all out assault on on liberty. not because that's true but because they want to gin up fear or higher ratings or revenue for themselves. the only way we'll be able to change
are the odds the media does their job in the next four years and reports the truth about the obama administration? we'll place our wagers next. ♪ ♪ [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay -- you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? ♪ ♪ >> greg: so "usa today," the nation's official place mat for free continental breakfas breakfast, has not one, but two articles on how president obama should cope with the future scandals. the headline, similar. if you are falling over yourself to help the president to greatness, you can be forgiven for repetition. what are headlines when your head is in the clouds? stop that, kimberly. once warranted scrutiny from the news media looking for the next saturdayal. where is the intense scrutiny you speak of. what planet
. nasa wants the spacecraft to carry astronauts to astroids and mars. a test flight is planned for next year. >>> president obama expects it to be a good year for companies hiring. cheryl casone joins us with more. >> some of the viewers are getting jobs through you. congrats to you and to them. >> i know some of them don't want to be on air or have their names used on air but congratulations for those of you e-mailing me getting jobs. we have more jobs available. if you think 20 percent unemployment is good that's fine. we have this company. you mentioned the president in your introduction. the medical device tags a lot of these companies have been laying off. this is a rare find for us. they do monitoring devices to monitor heart rates things like that. they have sales jobs of any critical care. engineers. 106 jobs. salary range pretty darn nice. 60,000 to 325,000. they have been hiring mostly in california. now they are looking to expand the company, massachusetts and texas. >> up to 325,000. it's called masimo 500. >> these used to be and des. these things are darned popular. they a
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over the next ten years. this bill is a win for everybody. it will reduce the deficit. obama care has brought the number of uninsured americans to the lowest level since 2008. however, the law would be fully implemented until 2014. it would put pressure on all insurers to lower their premiums in order to compete. it would also provide immediate relief to small businesses and the federal government and all parts of the economy. for example, former defense secretary robert gates has warned the rising -- he has warned of rising military costs for years. >> sharply rising health care costs are consuming an ever-larger share of this department. growing from 19 billion 234 in . >> military health care costs have gone up 300% in the past decade. 2012 was the first year since 1995 military personnel saw an increase in health care premiums. now, there are two things republicans love. the military and reducing the deficit. republican should be thrilled with the public option. how can you make a hundred billion dollar mistake? who's doing the math? will it save or won't it save? let's turn to th
's head. he's reliving some of the most famous inauguration moments n t next. >>> president obama today made it official he's urging congress it to pass the most comprehensive set of gun control measures since 1958. >> if there is even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved, we have an o obligation to try it. >> new background checks for every gun sale, a ban on military style assault weapons and new limits on how much ammunition each gun magazine can carry. those proposals were largely developed by a new congressional passport that included bay area congresswoman jackie spear. she is also a high-profile victim of gun violence. jodi hernandez caught up with spears today to find out what she thought of the president's final proposaproposal. jodi? >> reporter: diane, congresswoman jackie spear has a very unique perspective on the issue. she, herself, is a survivor of a mass shoot that go took place years ago. she sat down to talk about the president's proposal and about her own commitment to combat gun violence. >> it is a good step. >> rep
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:00. >> coming up next taking a look at the promises for president obama's first inaugural speech and whether he delivered in >>> the latest technology will be key in helping us bring you comprehensive coverage of the presidential inauguration. of course, we'll have all the events here on wusa9, but we'll also be streaming it. so if you're out and about, even along the parade route, you can download the wusa9 app on your mobile phone or tablet. then if you head down for the festivities, show us what you take. upload your photos on www.wusa9.com, the facebook page, however you want. >> you and i will follow the whole thing on twitter, the parade and everything going on. >> we'll be taking it all in and sharing it with you, but before we can look forward to this year's inauguration we want to look back to the last one. >> did president obama deliver on the promises made in his historic first inaugural address? our bruce leshan has a look. >> we, the people. >> reporter: in the depths of the economic crisis the president who campaigned on hope reached back to the founders' belief that we, the peop
/ atyoutube/the young turks. john fugelsang is next with "viewpoint." stay right here. >> john: president obama gives a speech outlining sensible genaro control supported by the majority of americans prompting the extreme right wing to say impeach him. now remember when ronald reagan died and his friend was talking about what a deranged senile their hero was? and "django unchained," remember one important fact. at least it's not "rock of ages." today is the birthday of jadae dr. roar will laura there'sen slessinger. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> good evening, thank you so much for spending the evening with us. this was one of the president's most powerful speeches since he took office. as promised president obama told the nation what he and congress must do to strengthen gun laws and stem the tied that killed 26 people in newtown last month and hundreds more. the first national gun legislation since 1994. mr. obama would like to see a number of changes to our gun laws and supported measures such as tightening gun checks, insuring database. and research in gun violence causes a
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. >> reporter: scott, the next step is up to congress whether to approve president obama's request for $10 million to study this issue of gun violence. >> pelley: thank you, mark. chicago has been plagued by gun violence, and now the mayor there, rahm emanuel, is putting financial pressure on gun makers. he talked to dean reynolds today. >> i've asked all our pensions, city pensions, to review all their investments and make sure we have no investments in any gun manufacturers for assault weapons. >> reporter: and sellers? >> yes, but going specifically at the manufacturers, and then divest those funds if they do. i'll be also spiking to-- this weekend to the conference of mayors and asking other mayors to step up and do what the city of chicago is doing as it relates to their pension funds as well. everybody sought pictures at newtown, and i think we're at a point that we're now mobilized as a country to actually not take the status quo any more. >> pelley: and just yesterday, a 17-year-old boy was shot to death outside a gym at chicago state university after a basketball game. that is 22
. >> people are going to believe in that. i was just kidding. >>> up next, among the challenges facing president obama in his second term, criticism by some on the makeup of his cabinet. not enough women. and that's ahead. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. she keeps you guessing. it's part of what you love about her. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical hel
the president wants done next. >> reporter: 120 children died president obama says that if there is one thing that we could do when on --- when twenty children died and siz adult...to make a d lasting difference, there are just three congressional actions. a universal background check. and tougher on the guns for criminals. banned military- style assault weapons. the congress will say why not. >> what is more important? doing what ever it does or giving parents a peace of mind when they drop their child off on first grade. >> late yesterday this was an internet application from the elitist have a crothat the and are a has added 250,000 new members in the last month. this is going to be a very expensive fight. emily schmidt, kron 4. >> pam: we went to gun owners tog et their reaction on president obama's federal gun control proposals. here in the bay area. some gun advocates at the richmond rod and gun club. say they are skeptical about politicians creating new gun laws.as a way to keep people safe from gun violence. >> i think that we have laws on the books that could be enforced already. >>
at the local level in san francisco but also on a statewide level. to the best of my knowledge president obama will make a presentation to -- vice president biden will make a presentation to the president next i would like to bring to your attention that on the imperative agenda i have a resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation; many of you know that the emancipation proclamation was issued by president abraham lincoln, january 1, 1863. one of the most influential documents that declared all persons held as slaves within the confederate territory are here for and henceforth held free. i just want to go on record publicly acknowledging 150 years. that is quite an accomplishment. today's actually the 84th anniversary of doctor martin luther king's birth. many people know who doctor king was, a clergyman, activist, husband, father, the most prominent promoter of nonviolence and civil disobedience; he received the nobel peace prize in 1964 in recognition of his nonviolence. only we discussing assault weapons ban ammunitions but acknowledging that tod
is expected name dennis mcdonough as his next chief of staff. he would be obama's fourth chief of staff to replace jack lew, who was nominated for treasury secretary. >>> a new jersey boardwalk damaged in superstorm sandy will soon be returned to its former glory. the town of seaside heights approved a $3.6 million deal to rebuild the mile-long boardwalk by memorial day. construction said to begin within the next ten days and completed by may 10th. >>> heavy rain causes flooding in tennessee, georgia and other parts of the south. cold front tonight could change the rain into snow. people are freaking out here. some forecasts are predicting one to four inches of snow from mississippi to north georgia and up to a foot of snow in the appalachians. >>> pulling money out of the atm might get more precise. chase and pnc are dispensing the cash you need down to the dollar so there's no need to pull out 40 bucks when you only need 32. it's rolled out as many as 400 atms already and plans to double that by the end of the year. >>> now is your chance to talk back on one of the stories of the day.
, more changes coming to president obama's white house staff. the president is expected to name deputy national security dennis mcdonough of his next chief of staff. he would replace jack lew and if it happens he would be president obama's fourth chief of staff. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> her title and the health decision that she made seemed to be oh completely contradictory. i'm talking about this beautiful woman alan rose. she was miss district of columbia and also a contestant in last week's miss america pageant. and you may remember the headlines. she made the headlines because her mom, aunt, and grandmother all died of breast cancer and because of that her dad made a radical suggestion to her when she was just a freshman in college, a suggestion she did not like at the time but a suggestion she is fully on board with
obama faces tough national security challenges over the next four years. guarding against plots by terrorist groups certainly a top priority for the president, but the u.s. also faces the possibility of cyber attacks. attacks that could really disrupt communication and banking and transportation, and our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence has an in-depth look into those threats to national security. >> reporter: terror risks are emotionalizing in mali, which could become the next launching pad for plots against america. a new challenge for national security. keep us safe. sounds simple. but over the next four years, america's security could be tested in complex ways. forget the wold care. not even a centralized al qaeda in one country. >> there are still tariearrorisn hard to reach countries planning attacks against us. >> reporter: mali and somali, hoping they don't sfwurn the safehavens al qaeda had. but outside afghanistan, the obama administration has been hesitant to put more boots on the ground. so they'll continue to rely heavily on drones. >> predators and reapers are
in washington. welcome to congress. >> thank you. thank you. >> and up next, second term challenges. how can president obama work with republicans? mary madeline joining us, and still ahead, the heisman hopeful, and the made-up girl friend. was he a victim or an accomplice? what are you doing? nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. shh! [ coughs ] shh! [ breathes deeply, wind blows ] this feels cool. [ male announcer ] halls. let the cool in. >> in the looming debt ceiling headline and reshuffling the cabinet president obama's second term is front loaded with potential standoffs with the divided congress. mary madeline serveed in three republican administrations -- reagan, george h.w. bush and george w. bush, and also a counselor to former vice president dick cheney. good to see you. mary, happy new year. >>
the disclosure of documents but the state supreme court rejected its appeal earlier this movement the next hearing in this case is set for april. >>> president obama now launching a campaign-style tour today backing his new gun control proposals. he's published an op-ed in connecticut newspapers pitching the more than $500 million plan. the president says he wants universal background checks, more research on mental health, and a thousand new school police officers and counselors. he's also asking congress to enact a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity manage magazines. harry reid says they will likely take up gun control early this year. >>> and a controversial gun proposal in san jose. the city council will decide whether to require owners of assault weapons to store their guns at the police department. gun owners would have to give a reasonable explanation as to why they want to take their gun out of police storage and would have to let officers know when they plan to return it. a san jose lawyer drafted the proposed ordinance and then submitted the plan to the city's rules and ope
his recommendations in early. and now, today, the 16th, legislation is due to hit congress next week, even before the time that president obama initially said he just wanted to start considering what the recommendations might be. by that time, the senate is already due to have started hearings on not just recommendations, but actual legislation that they are putting forward. the political common essence is that speed is of the essence. it has been one month and two days and the sense of urgency that there must be a response to that tragedy. >> in the month since 20 precious children and six brave adults were taken from us, more than 900 of our fellow americans have reportedly died at the end of a gun. 900 in the past month. >> the president speaking today to the urgency of the matter. what the president proposed today ended uptaking washington by surprise. took political observers by surprise. factoring into his proposals that widespread cynicism could do nothing. the president did not do that. the president proposed not the most aggressive gun legislation. but he proposed the most w
to take up the issue again next wednesday. >>> now to the president and his proposal. a somber obama announced his proposal for the most sweeping gun control measures in years. the president outlined four major points. first, to make it easier for mental health professionals to report threats to authorities. second, the president wants to ban military-style assault weapons like the one used at sandy hook elementary school and put a ten-round limit on magazines. third, he wants to tighten background checks. fourth, the president said he would clear the way for schools that want armed guards to be able to get them. the national rifle association fired back with a statement that read, in part, quote, we look forward to working with congress on a bipartisan basis to find real solutions to protecting america's most valuable asset, our children. attacking firearms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. >>> new tonight at 11:00 -- a bizarre story making national headlines involving a football star at notre dame university and the death of his girlfriend a
, president obama plans to introduce legislation next week calling for the biggest changes to gun laws this country has seen in two decades. yesterday the president surrounded by children who wrote him letters after newtown urged congress to take action on a number of proposals including universal background checks for anyone buying a gun, restoring the ban on military-style assault weapons and limiting magazines to ten rounds, giving law enforcement additional tools to prosecute gun crimes and improving the mental health system for young people. >> so let's look at all of those items up there. richard wolffe, every one of them has overwhelming support of the american people. universal background checks. 85% of americans support that. restoring a ban on milita military-style assault weapons. that's a 60/40 proposition now. limiting magazines to ten rounds. almost 7 in 10 americans support that. additional tools for law enforcement. you know that's got to be an 80/20, 90/10 issue. the same with improving mental health services. i bring these numbers up only to say, once again, that my r
. stand by. you're in "the situation room." next monday president obama will speak to the american people and to the world in his second inauguration speech. but after four very challenging years in office what tone should the president strike this time around? joining us now democratic strategist paul begala and david frum, a former white house speechwriter for george h.w. bush. also author of "why romney lost." doing very well. here's what the white house press secretary said today about the president's speech preparation. let me play the clip from jay carney. >> all i can tell you is the president in general when he works on a speech writes them long hand on a yellow pad and i've seen some yellow pads filled with writing of late around but i don't have any more details on the speech. >> both of you are former speechwriters. paul, you wrote this on the daily beast. president obama's task is much like the couple renewing their wedding vows after decades of tough but rewarding marriage. if the words are too ideal list, they will seem hollow or saccharine. if too sh
. our cover story explains what's next. after a month of meetings with parents of victims, law enforecement and members of the national rifle association, president obama signed 23 executive actions that can be implimented without congressional approval. they include money for schools to hire a thousand security officers and restoring aid to research gun violence at the centers for disease control. "congress, too, must act, and congress must act soon." the president listed a half- billion-dollar effort that will need congressional approval to enforce universal background checks for anyone buying a weapon, reinstatement of the assault-weapons ban that expired, a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips defined as more than ten rounds, and more aggressive prosecution of gun laws. reaction was swift. "the vast majority of americans support common-sense gun regulation, and clearly the white house was listening." the national rifle association, which is reportedly planning to launch a daily tv talk show, released an ad critical of the president. the nra also issued this statement: in t
more importantly, his state of the union speech before congress next month. john fowler, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> when president obama unveiled his gun policy today, several children stood with him. they wrote letters to the president about the newtown tragedy, including a 10-year- old boy from georgia. >> people can really be killed. i want to make like a rule to stop it. >> this is a copy of the letter he sent to the president. the 10-year-old asked president obama to stop gun violence. in response, the president invited him to the white house for today's announcement. >>> experts on gun policy are noting that president obama did not do what president george h.w. bush did after a school massacre in stockton in 1989. president obama did not use his authority to block the import of weapons that where not generally recognized for sporting purposes. >>> interior secretary, ken salazar the latest secretary to announce he is leaving the obama administration. he plans to step down in march to return to his home in colorado. president obama released a statement praising salazar on his work,
>> welcome to the "journal" here on dw. >> here's what's coming up in the next half-hour -- as french troops to engage with rebels on the ground in mali, germany supplies transport for the mission. >> u.s. president barack obama unveils a draft for sweeping gun proposals to set the stage for the battleground with firearm activists. >> a helicopter crashes in central london in heavy fog. >> the conflict in mali has seen a dramatic escalation with french troops now involved in heavy fighting with islamist rebels. international support for the intervention is growing with germany providing two military transport planes. >> the fighting threatens to spill over to other countries with islamists in algeria taking western hostages in response to the french deployments. we will have more on that later in the show, but first, the latest from mali. >> french armored vehicles headed north to the front line after setting out from the capital. another convoy had left tuesday from a town close to the offenses target, which fell into rebel hands two days ago. french and malian troo
.m. eastern time, but don't go anywhere. "now" wal exwagner coming your way next. what's coming up? >> hey, thomas. _#now is the time. president obama takes his gun safety proposals to the people while the far right takes it to the fringe. we will discuss with glen tlush, benjamin wallace wells, march yea theresa tumar. republicans gather for an annual confab. are they more in need of a retreat or rehab? and a hostage standoff brings new concerns about u.s. for the reason policy in the middle east. we will discuss the challenges ahead with nbc news foreign correspondent amman. all that when "now" starts in a mere 180 seconds. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. zyrtec®. love the air. [ sneezes ] on the first day you take it. so if ydead battery,t tire, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i
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